Located across False Creek from Downtown Vancouver and under the granville bridge, Granville Island is a small peninsula that has been turned into a small shopping and entertainment district, quite popular amongst tourists and other visitors. Although there are no residence directly inside of Granville Island, there are many residencies right outside of the Island.
Around the Corner
Kitsilano & Kits Point
Fairview & South Granville
Kitsilano Beach Park
Vancouver General Hospital
Family Montessori School Society
Lord Tennyson Elementary
Arts Umbrella (creative classes for the youth)
Vancouver Art Institute
Aquabus: Convenient to travel further inlet towards Science World or across the inlet towards Vancouver’s West-End and Yaletown. Price is approximately $3.75+ depending on the number of stops and the length of the trips.
Walk: Since Granville Island can get quite busy due to the amount of tourists that stop in and out, it is more convenient to walk the area. However, since Granville Island is further away from Downtown Vancouver and not conveniently close to any skytrain stations, other modes of transportation is recommended as well.
Bike: Biking is quite popular for the area as there is limited/paid for parking.
Transit: There are plenty of transit stops located just off of Granville Island.
Car: Convenient for travelling outside of the Granville district, however, traffic can cause congestion and parking can be pricey and hard to find.
Carshare: Not available
Bus: There are no stops inside granville island, only outside off the Highway 99 bridge.
Skytrain: Not available, the closest station is Yaletown Roundhouse (3.2Km)